Cannot choose username anymore before install?

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Cannot choose username anymore before install?

Post by Sampao » Thu Jun 13, 2013 5:35 am

I want to create a simple new website. I chose Joomla 2.5 version, but encounter too many problems, so I come back to version 1.5 which I know. I just wanted to install, but the installer doesn't let me choose my user name. There's a default user name and it is greyed out. Is that normal?

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Re: Cannot choose username anymore before install?

Post by brian » Thu Jun 13, 2013 9:19 am

Yes in 1.5 the default username is hardcoded to admin. One of the many wonderful things resolved in the current releases of joomla
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Re: Cannot choose username anymore before install?

Post by Sampao » Thu Jun 13, 2013 9:39 am

brian wrote:Yes in 1.5 the default username is hardcoded to admin. One of the many wonderful things resolved in the current releases of joomla
Not anymore! If you install 1.5.26 you get a random user name you can't change (greyed out!). But my problem after now 6 installs and uninstalls with version 1.5.26 is, that I'm unable to login after install, as unebievable as it sounds! You might have a look at another thread I opened in Joomla 1.5. Install, here:
http://forum.joomla.org/viewtopic.php?f=429&t=806390

I'm at wits end!

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Re: Cannot choose username anymore before install?

Post by brian » Thu Jun 13, 2013 9:48 am

No that is NOT in the joomla installation script. This must be an installation script provided by your hosting provider.There is NO option in the Joomla 1.5 installation script to chose a username
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Re: Cannot choose username anymore before install?

Post by Sampao » Thu Jun 13, 2013 10:57 am

brian wrote:No that is NOT in the joomla installation script. This must be an installation script provided by your hosting provider.There is NO option in the Joomla 1.5 installation script to chose a username
Yes, that is right. How can I install it the "Joomla" way? No need to tell me, I just watched a presentation on [youtube]: pretty Difficult for me. The installer for Joomla in the cpanel from my hosting provider is very easy, but hit a snag today. I will contact my hosting provider.


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